Late last night the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right-handed reliever Brandon League from the Seattle Mariners. In exchange the Dodgers sent Leon Landry and Logan Bawcom to the Mariners. Landry and Bawcom are both low level prospects. Landry was expendable because of the commitments to Ethier and Kemp, not to mention the Dodgers are very deep in outfield prospects, including top...
In a surprising move late yesterday, the Dodgers traded prospects Leon Landry and Logan Bawcom to the Mariners for Brandon League. League, 29, is owed approximately $1.8MM for the rest of the season before becoming a free agent this winter. He’s pitched to a 3.63 ERA with 5.4 K/9 and 3.8 BB/9 in 44 2/3
The Dodgers traded Leon Landry and Logan Bawcom to the Mariners for Brandon League tonight, but I'm not really sure why this deal was made.
I'm not really ever high on trading for relievers, especially for relievers who can't get strikeouts. Despite being a power arm, League's strikeout rate is less than impressive. His career strikeouts per nine innings...
Here's a bit about the three new Mariners. Welcome to the organization.
All info courtesy of MLB.com
Full Name: Eric Allyn Thames
Born: 11/10/1986 in Santa Clara, CA
HT: 6'3'' WT: 205 Bio
Debut: 5/18/2011 College: Pepperdine
Appeared in 95 games in his rookie season... Appeared in left field in 52 games and in right field in 27 contests.